Mangaluru, Feb 23: BSc students of Filmmaking & Animation, iNurture Education Solutions, Srinivas University secured special recognition award in a national level Community Radio Video Challenge organized by CEMCA (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia).
The programme was held in collaboration with department of Journalism and Mass Communication (DJMC), Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) Lucknow and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for their three and a half minute Kannada short film 'Butterfly'.
The award ceremony will be held on March 7 in department of Journalism & Mass Communication (DJMC), Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU), Lucknow. The theme of the competition this year was 'Community Radio for Climate Action'.
The film Butterfly by Aman Shetty, Hrithin Shetty, Harshith Holla and Charan S J focused on highlighting the effects of climate change on butterflies.
The story of the film revolves around a young boy named Sammilan who pledges to protect butterflies after listening to a radio programme on butterfly conservation. He later starts his own butterfly park by planting numerous native trees. The story is part fiction and is based on existing Sammilan Shetty’s butterfly park at Belvai, Moodbidri.
While Adan Klion plays role of young Sammillan Shetty, Sammilan Shetty himself plays his role. Harshith Holla played the role of Sammilan’s father. Music was specially composed for the movie by Sushmitha Shetty, Clifford Chetan Ambler, Elston Ranjith Stevens and sung by Jesvita Melisha Mendonca. Jeetha Srinivas and Srinivas Pejathaya contributed to the script. The film was guided by Clifford Chetan Ambler, senior faculty in BSc Digital Film Making, Srinivas University.
The following is the link to the film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxjfU2rte6s.